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(Actress, Singer, Dean)

Phylicia Rashad is an American actress, singer, and director. She is possibly single.

Relationship Facts of Phylicia Rashad

Phylicia Rashad is not having an affair with anyone presently.
Her sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Phylicia Rashad?

Phylicia Rashad is currently possibly single but she married three times. Her third husband was Ahmad Rashad (sportscaster) and they exchanged vows on 14 December 1985.

Together they even had a child in 1986. Their daughter is Condola Phylea Rashād. But their marriage ended in early 2001.

Who is Phylicia Rashad’s second Spouse?

She was once married to Victor Willis on 28 April 1978. Her ex-spouse is the lead singer of a band named Village People.

They separated their ways in 1980 but the reason is not disclosed.

Her First Husband

Phylicia very first walked the aisle with a dentist William Lancelot Bowles Jr. Their wedding took place on 13 May 1972 but ended in just three years in 1975.

Their son William Lancelot Bowles III was born in 1973.


  • She is 72 years old as of 2021.
  • Her zodiac sign is Gemini.
  • She joined Twitter in Aug 2019.
  • She is a vegetarian.
  • Once she has served Alliance Theatre Company as their BOD.

Who is Phylicia Rashad?

Phylicia Rashad is an American actress, singer, and director. The public noticed her for appearing in The Cosby Show, A Raisin in the Sun, Good Deeds, and more.

Her voiced character Libba in Soul (2020) has received a nomination for Outstanding Character Voice Performance.

Phylicia Rashad- Age, Parents, Ethnicity, Education

She was born Phylicia Ayers-Allen on 19 June 1948, in Houston, Texas, USA. The name of her mother was Vivian Allen and her father’s name was Andrew Arthur Allen Sr.

His mom was an artist, poet, and playwright and her dad was an orthodontist.

Phylicia’s ancestry is All-American and has two brothers, Hugh & Andrew Arthur Allen Jr plus a sister named Debbie.

As per her academics, she achieved a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Howard University in 1970.

Phylicia Rashad- Professional Life, Career

Phylicia Rashad did several movies. Her debut movie was Once Upon a Time…When We Were Colored  (1995) and her latest film was Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey (2020).

Her other films are Frankie and Alice (2010), Gods Behaving Badly (2013), Creed, Creed II, Black Box (2020), and more.

Besides this, she is also active in the TV world. Phylicia’s characters in One Life to Live, Cosby, Little Bill, and David Makes Man are much loved and appreciated.

In between these, she appeared in other TV projects. Some of them are,

1988-90A Different WorldClair
1988Intimate PortraitHerself
2013Do No HarmDr. Vanessa Young
2021Grey’s AnatomyNell

Awards and Nominations

For her amazing work, this talented actress has been nominated and awarded several awards.

  • Won People’s Choice Awards in 1985, and 1990.
  • Nominated for Primetime Emmy Awards in 1986, 2008, 2019, and 2020.
  • Won NAACP Image Awards in 1988, 2009, and 2021.
  • Nominated for Tony Awards in 2004, and 2005.

How much is the net worth of Phylicia Rashad?

As of 2022, her estimated net worth is around $25 million US. However, her salary and other earnings are unknown.

Some of the top actress’s financial worth are,

Phylicia Rashad- Rumors, Controversy

This veteran actress is keeping herself away from rumors and is also not surrounded by any desperate scandals.

But recently she is appointed as the dean of the prestigious Howard University. The news came out on 13 May 2021, and she will be reporting from July 1st.

Body Features- Height, Weight

Regarding Phylicia Rashad’s body features, her height is 5 ft 6 inches and her body weight is 72 kg.

Moreover, her eyes are dark brown plus her hair color is black. She has a medium skin complexion.

Is Phylicia Rashad active on social media?

Phylicia is not available on social sites like Facebook. But her Instagram and Twitter accounts have around 213k and 55k followers respectively.


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